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Comment Archives: stories: Chow

Re: “Independent Spirit

OK. I just have to say that Chow is for FOOD, not BOOZE. I strongly suggest that you create a separate page for local drinkeries, and just report on food on the Chow page. Seriously. Fifty percent of the time, Chow comments on breweries, etc.

7 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Bobbi on 09/09/2016 at 9:07 PM

Re: “Neighborhood Nosh

Yup. Big mistake leaving out Seoul Kitchen. Excellent food.

7 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by TLoc on 09/08/2016 at 9:51 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

Jiggers Firebirds is overpriced shit for piece of shit people who want to flaunt their egos at your crappy restaurant. You could serve them marked up McNuggets and they would only come there so they can show off to their friends that look I eat at this overpriced POS. Take your 15 years and shove it. Jimmy Hula's is only there for one thing. College kids. They don't know shit except to waste mommy and daddy's money. The true test is if any of those 4th ave congress businesses survive summer vacation when the kids are gone. Go ask crappy Obon how was their business during that time. Hurting they would tell you Lol.

23 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Firebirds sucks so does Obon on 09/07/2016 at 11:23 AM

Re: “Neighborhood Nosh

Second the motion on Seoul Kitchen. Not just good Korean, great food period.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Fortlowellian on 09/04/2016 at 4:52 AM

Re: “Neighborhood Nosh

Don't overlook Seoul Kitchen. Excellent Bi Bim Bop.

13 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by Rat T on 09/01/2016 at 8:02 PM

Re: “Neighborhood Nosh

First Watch is terrible

19 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by 123 on 09/01/2016 at 12:55 PM

Re: “Neighborhood Nosh

What about Roadhouse with the best hamburgers in Tucson!!!!!

12 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Howard Bethel on 09/01/2016 at 8:13 AM

Re: “Neighborhood Nosh

How come you didn't mention Roadhouse Theatre? You don't have to see a movie to eat there. They even have lunch specials, and their burgers are the best in town!

16 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by howarb on 09/01/2016 at 8:00 AM

Re: “Best of Benin: Alafia

This article is spot on! Everything Alafia serves is fantastic. It's food you think about for a long time after. The memory will cross your mind unexpectedly throughout the next month, calling you back.

Posted by ellenmcbride on 08/30/2016 at 8:29 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

Thank you Adam for writing this story and thank you everyone for reading and commenting on this article. We are excited to open in Tucson using local investment money and to provide 30+ local jobs. We understand and accept we cannot please everyone, but just the same, we hope you all will be open minded, visit our establishment when we open this holiday season and try some fish tacos.

14 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Jimmy Hula's Fish Tacos, Burgers and Beer on 08/28/2016 at 10:33 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

I was part of the team that opened Firebirds at La Encantada mall, countless people told us we wouldn't last a year, but almost 15 years later, guess what? Might not be your favorite restaurant, but Firebirds is still there and going strong. Point is, these guys know they can't make everybody happy, but given their location, clearly they are no dummies, this place will do just fine whether you like it or not.

11 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by Jiggers on 08/28/2016 at 9:40 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

The location is torn up beyond recognition and no work is happening at all... We'll see when an opening actually occurs. In the meantime, I agree with chow reader... How about promote something that actually exists?

11 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by tooksoon on 08/28/2016 at 9:04 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

Adam, why are you promoting a restaurant that might be open in three months when there are hundreds open now? What a waste.

20 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by chow reader on 08/26/2016 at 5:22 PM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

Chain restaurant = #fail.

11 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by SonoranWinds on 08/26/2016 at 4:05 PM

Re: “Beautiful Pour

Whoa, someone needs a beer!

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Adam Borowitz on 08/25/2016 at 8:59 PM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

I think it's brave to open Jimmy Hula's there. The "if it isn't local it sucks" line is tired. It's being opened by a Tucson guy anyway and if the food and service is good, what's the problem? And frankly the stoned, crazy, loud, wild, colorful, blissed out scene on Fourth Avenue is wonderful. Plenty of lawyers, doctors, cops, city councilmen and others down there too. Mr. Big Shot, in this case you are mistaken, but we will forgive your foolishness.

16 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by Adam Borowitz on 08/25/2016 at 8:41 PM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

Yo Mr big shot (oh yeah by the way nice screen name... not), maybe best not to judge a book by its cover, can't say that I've ever eaten at Jimmy Hulas, but word on the street was Starbucks wanted to rent that location, would you rather have them there or a local investor? According to your home page you don't even live in Tucson so why would you care?

14 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by givetucsonhope on 08/25/2016 at 8:11 PM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

It's beyond me why anyone would bring jive Mexican facsimile food to the town that has the best Mexican fare in the U.S. That photo just screams ranch dressing and salsa that tastes like spaghetti sauce. Oh well, people that frequent 4th Ave. are so stoned, they don't know what they're eating anyway.

16 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by mrbigshotno1 on 08/25/2016 at 6:17 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

I've already suggested the owner name something after Boatner's. I was thinking a signature beer from a local brewery, like "Boatner's Seaside Ale" or a Boatner's taco or something.

12 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Adam Borowitz on 08/25/2016 at 3:43 AM

Re: “A Taco Welcome

Another nail in the coffin.

17 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Gurnemanz on 08/25/2016 at 2:15 AM

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